Algebra - math word problems

  1. BMI index
    man_BMI Calculate BMI (body mass index, an index indicating obesity, overweight, normal weight, underweight) man weighing m = 71 kg and height h = 170 cm. Index is calculated according to equation (formula): ? With BMI index is possible to compare people of dif
  2. Classroom 3
    kids_1 How many children are in the classroom, where 13 children are higher than Lenka and 9 children lower than Lenka?
  3. The hall
    lucerna The hall had a rectangular ground plan one dimension 20 m longer than the other. After rebuilding the length of the hall declined by 5 m and the width has increased by 10 m. Floor area increased by 300 m2. What were the original dimensions of the hall?
  4. Mom and daughter
    family_1 Mother is 39 years old. Her daughter is 15 years. For many years will mother be four times older than the daughter?
  5. Holiday SMS
    sms Kucera and Malek start from the holiday together. They agreed that if they be 100 km apart, will send a SMS. Kucera traveling at 60 km/h., Malek 90 km/h. They started at 14 hours PM. At what time they send a message?
  6. Farm2
    pecene_kure The farm bred turkeys, geese, hens and chickens. Everything is 400. Turkeys and geese a hen are 150. No hen has more than one chicken, but some hens has no chick. Half of them is also a quarter of the chickens. When the turkey subtracting 15, we get 75. H
  7. Internal angles IST
    licho_2 Determine internal angles of isosceles trapezium ABCD /a, c are the bases/ and if: alpha:gamma = 1:3
  8. Families
    family2 In class we investigated how many children have family in which its live. How many% of pupils live in families with more than two children? If five families each have one child in 9 families have 2 children, in 5 families have 3 children, in 2 families h
  9. Dining room
    table The dining room has 11 tables (six and eight seats). In total there are 78 seats in the dining room. How many are six-and eight-seat tables?
  10. Pedestrian and cyclist
    cyklisti2 Pedestrian out with a speed of 4 km/hour from city center and after 1hour and 10 minutes came after him cyclist at speed of 18 km/h. At how many minutes he catches up with pedestrian?
  11. Swing
    hojdačka22 A child weighing 12 kg is sitting on a swing at a distance of 130 cm from the axis of rotation. How far away from the axis of rotation (center) must sit down his mother weighs 57 kg if she wants to be swing in balance?
  12. Geometric sequence
    cralici In the geometric sequence is a4 = 20 a9 = -160. Calculate the first member a1 and quotient q.
  13. Orchard
    lichobeznik_1 Route passes trapezoidal orchard perpendicular to the parallel sides. It is 80 cm wide. The lengths of the bases are in the ratio 5:3 and the length of the longer base to the length of the path is in the ratio 5:6. How many square meters occupies the ro
  14. Perimeter and legs
    RT_triangle Determine the perimeter of a right triangle if the length of one leg is 75% length of the second leg and its content area is 24 cm2.
  15. The ship
    ship_1 The ship went upstream speed of 20 km/h in relation to water. River flows at speed 10 km/h. After half an hour, he stopped and returned downstream to the starting point. How long it took way back when even if downstream speed of ship is 20 km/h in relatio
  16. Father and son
    father_sin Father is three times older than his son. 12 years ago father was nine times older than the son. How old are father and son?
  17. Expressions
    equation Expression (3a-7).(3a+7) is identical with: ?
  18. Antennas
    antenas If you give me two antennas will be same. If you give me again your two antenna I have a 5× so many than you. How many antennas have both mans?
  19. Volume and surface
    image001(1) Calculate the volume and surface area of the cylinder when the cylinder height and base diameter is in a ratio of 3:4 and the area of the cylinder jacket is 24 dm2.
  20. Numbers
    primes Write smallest three-digit number, which in division 5 and 7 gives the rest 2.

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